5 Manhattan Venues That Won’t Break The Bank!

Yes, it is possible to have an affordable Manhattan wedding. The following venues offer options that accommodate a wide range of budgets, and don’t forget: If you’re flexible with your date and can host your event on a weekday, Sunday or during an off-peak time, you’ll get the biggest bang for your buck.

3 West Club
  • Location: 3 West 51st Street, NYC
  • Style: Historic, classic “Old New York”
  • Fab Feature: They only host one wedding at a time, so you get the VIP treatment.
  • Event Space Highlights: A rooftop Solarium and outdoor terrace are perfect for al fresco events. Indoors, the Lounge provides a warm retreat with two marble fireplaces and antique furnishings, while the Grand Salon and Grand Ballroom boast Austrian crystal chandeliers suspended from a 20-foot ceiling.
  • Wedding Menu Snapshot: Your cocktail hour might include delicacies like Mini Beef Wellington, Brie En Croute with Raspberries, and Fingerling Potatoes with Caviar and Crème Fraîche.
  • Accommodations: 25 guest rooms and 2 suites

3 West Club

3 West Club

3 West Club



Entertainment Cruises
  • Location: Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, NYC
  • Style: Nautical, airy, contemporary
  • Fab Feature: Your cruise along New York Harbor takes you right past the Statue of Liberty.
  • Event Space Highlights: The all-glass Bateaux New York wows guests with spectacular views of the NYC skyline through its curved glass ceiling and walls. Two adjoining dining rooms are climate-controlled and include a hardwood dance floor. Sister ships from Elite Private Yachts and Spirit Cruises offer additional opportunities to savor a wedding on the water.
  • Wedding Package Perks: Their all-inclusive packages cover the ceremony, cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres, 3-course plated meal, 3-piece band with vocalist, personalized menus, wedding coordinator, and lots more—even a complimentary 1-year anniversary cruise!
  • Accommodations: On-shore hotels

Entertainment Cruises

Entertainment Cruises

Entertainment Cruises

Entertainment Cruises



Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall
  • Location: 58 E. 68th Street at Park Avenue, NYC
  • Style: Elegant, rich, historic
  • Interesting Tidbit: Constructed in 1919, the beautifully appointed house was one of Park Avenue’s grand mansions.
  • Event Space Highlights: The venue features cathedral ceilings, fireplaces and antique chandeliers throughout. In the Ballroom, you’ll also find double-tall windows overlooking Park Avenue as well as a striking marble staircase that’s oh-so photogenic!
  • Wedding Services: They provide a list of preferred vendors to help you create the wedding you envision.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels

Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall

Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall

Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall



Midtown Loft and Terrace
  • Location: 267 Fifth Avenue Suite 100, NYC
  • Style: Sophisticated, modern
  • Fab Feature: The Midtown Terrace’s 360-degree panorama of the city skyline!
  • Event Space Highlights: The 5,000-square-foot loft offers NYC views on all four sides, and the huge wraparound penthouse terrace includes an indoor space with mahogany floors, copper windows and a fireplace.
  • Notable Services: Their in-house production company, Midtown Loft Productions, will set you up with everything you need for a dazzling event, like TV screens, uplights, draped ceilings, chandeliers, and illuminated high-top tables.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels

Midtown Loft and Terrace

Midtown Loft and Terrace

Midtown Loft and Terrace



The Muse New York
  • Location: 130 West 46th Street, NYC
  • Style: Chic, modern, boutique hotel
  • Interesting Tidbit: Their fitness center is stocked with hula hoops!
  • Event Space Highlights: The contemporary Olympus Room features a boldly designed carpet, coffered ceiling and artwork gracing the walls.
  • Wedding Menu Snapshot: Appetizers might include Goat Cheese, Dates and Prosciutto; Thai Shrimp Tempura; and Wild Mushroom Tart…while main dishes range from Roasted Organic Breast of Chicken with Saffron Couscous or Grilled Arctic Char to Shrimp Scampi or New Zealand Lamb Chops. Menus can be customized; catering is provided by the hotel’s restaurant, NIOS.
  • Accommodations: 200 guest rooms

The Muse New York

The Muse New York

The Muse New York


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